Virginia Questions and Answers

I work in Virginia. Recently my employer gave me a promotion and called it an exempt position but from what I have read it is not exempt. I am only paid for 40 hours because I am a so called
I work 60+ hours a week and I am only paid for 40. Should I be receiving overtime or at least be getting paid for the hours I work?
1 answer  |  asked Jan 23, 2017 7:45 PM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

My company has pto that we earn Thur the year for vacation and they give us 4 holadays a year if I take a day off Thur. The week can they make me use a vacation day or holaday even if I ended up with 60+ hrs.
My company has pto that we earn Thur the year for vacation and 4 holadays that they give us for the year can they make me use a vacation day or holaday if I take a day off Thur the week even if I ende...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 16, 2017 10:16 AM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

Can an employer withhold a weeks salary when you first begin a job and then not pay you for that week if you don't give a 2 weeks notice in VA? They have this clause in their employee handbook
My former employee wont pay out a week of withheld salary because I did not give 2 weeks notice. There is a statement in the employee handbook but I did not realize they won't pay if you don't give 2 ...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 13, 2016 6:17 PM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

If I am changed from non-exempt to exempt in the middle of a workweek, do I still get OT that directly applies to my time as non-exempt? [Virginia with no daily OT law] For example, I worked Mon-Thurs as a non-exempt person, a total of 43 hours. Then Frid
If I am changed from non-exempt to exempt in the middle of a workweek, do I still get OT that directly applies to my time as non-exempt? [Virginia with no daily OT law] For example, I worked Mon-Thurs...
1 answer  |  asked May 16, 2016 12:05 PM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

I was denied for unemployment but here's my concern. I worked one job for the government for 9yrs and another job for only 3 months. My doctor put me on restrictions due to being pregnant but my 9yr job didn't have any work for me at the moment. The job I
Can I reapply for unemployment and not add both jobs just the job I was at for 9yrs verses 3 months. Tried the appeal but did not fall through because the 3 month job lied extremely to much.
1 answer  |  asked Apr 14, 2016 10:15 PM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

Do i have to pay under Liquidity Damage penalty?
I moved to USA from Canada on H1B visa. My H1B holding company is in Virginia and i am in NJ. My employment agreement says these claus as a part of agreement. EQUITABLE AND OTHER REMEDIES. Employee ag...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 28, 2015 12:06 PM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

I work for a home health agency. My employer states that I am not eintilted to over time pay. I work 110 to 132 hrs a pay period
I work for a home health agency and my employer states that I am not eintilted to over time pay. I work 110 to 132 hrs a pay period.
1 answer  |  asked Sep 15, 2015 12:33 PM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

I was offered employment after An OPM background check was successfully completed. On January 5, 2015 it was. Bi Corp. Received notification that I could begin working on the contract. Bi corp has not notified my, returned my calls and ignored my emails.
Offered employment as bilingual case manager in August 2014 by Bi Corp located in Fairfax VA. Pending and Had to pass a Homeland security background check then I would begin working. It was finally co...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 29, 2015 03:50 AM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

If an employer changes a bonus structure offered as an agreement of employment, have they breached
I intereviewed with a health company regarding a position which included relocation from Texas to Virginia. They included as part of the offer/ agreement, inclusion of an incentive bonus which was hea...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 10, 2013 9:27 PM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

I was injured at work, but they had me submit FMLA papers. Have I forfeited my WC claim?
Closed head injury at work on 8/30, a Thurs, but didn't realize had grade 2 concussion (although I did report it to my supervisor-just didn't realize it was quite so serious). After holiday weekend fu...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 3, 2012 8:08 PM [EST]  |  applies to Virginia

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